King Promise’s supporters have consistently criticised award show organisers for ignoring him despite his hard work in the music industry each year.
The artist claims that despite receiving several nominations, it doesn’t worry him that he hasn’t won any accolades. He becomes worried, though, when his supporters complain about the unfair treatment, which some think is retaliation from industry figures who merely want to “teach him a lesson.”
The “Ten Toes” crooner, who recently released his second studio album with the working title “5 Star,” feels that he has done his fair share to promote Ghanaian music abroad, but he has yet to win a significant honour at home. “I’ve heard rumours that say we’ll discipline him because we believe I’m too talented for the business, but this is untrue. I was born and raised in Ghana.
Despite not bothering him, he said, “Everything I do is me representing Ghana… At the end of the day, when I wake up after the awards, I will be the one trending and not the awards, and I feel thinking my fans are not happy”, he said this in an interview on Delay Show.
The popular singer continued by saying that he finds it incomprehensible that, at the time of his most streamed album in Ghanaian music history, he wasn’t nominated for Artist of the Year. Why are people talking so much? Everyone is aware that I deserve everything because, if I may say so, I’ve done so well for both the nation overall and for myself. Here, I had the top-selling album.
When my record became the most streamed Ghanaian album ever, I wasn’t even nominated for Artiste of the Year, but when I had no album, I was.
I ask, “What’s the issue?” What actually is going on? He questioned